Tag: Japan

SkyDrive Receives Pre-order for SD-05 eVTOL Aircraft from TAIHO Co.,Ltd.

SkyDrive is currently developing the SD-05 eVTOL aircraft to create a future where everyone has access to air mobility as their daily transportation. The company successfully completed in the first flight test in Japan in 2019, and its SD-05 is in the process of acquiring its Japan Civil Aviation...

Vertical Aerospace progresses launch plans in Japan with Asia’s first eVTOL delivery slot reservation fee from Marubeni Corporation

Vertical Aerospace, a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, today announces that it has secured a pre-delivery payment for the reservation of aircraft delivery slots from its existing customer, the leading Japanese trading and investment conglomerate, Ma...

Avolon and Japan Airlines partner to create eVTOL ride sharing business in Japan

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, and Japan Airlines (‘JAL’), announce a partnership to commercialize zero-emissions eVTOL aircraft in Japan. Avolon, through its investment and innovation affiliate Avolon-e, has formed a strategic partnership with JAL to identify and target...

Vertical Aerospace partners with Marubeni for Implementation eVTOL in Japan

Marubeni Corporation and Marubeni Aerospace Corporation have concluded a business partnership with Vertical Aerospace Group Ltd., a pioneer in the development of electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing, to carry out market research for the purpose of commercialization of the air mobil...

Bell Boeing Delivers First V-22 Osprey to Japan

Bell Boeing delivered the first V-22 Osprey to Camp Kisarazu in Japan on July 10. The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) is the first operator of the V-22 outside of the U.S. military. “The delivery of the first Japanese V-22 is an important milestone and represents our strong partne...

HondaJet Elite Aircraft’ Begin Shipping to China

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has begun deliveries of the HondaJet Elite to China. This first HondaJet Elite was delivered by Honda Aircraft Company at its world headquarters in Greensboro, NC to its exclusive dealer in China, Honsan General Aviation Co., Ltd. The first deli...

HondaJet Elite obtains Chinese type certification

Honda Aircraft Company says the HondaJet Elite has received type certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The Japanese aircraft manufacturer adds it demonstrates the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization. Deliveries in the region will begin...

JAL Business Aviation on schedule for launch at end of 1H19

JAL Business Aviation - the new business aviation joint venture between Japan Airlines (JAL) and Marubeni - is on schedule to launch in the first half of 2019, according to reports. JAL and Marubeni announced in January they will be establishing the new business jet company in order to meet the ...

New business jet venture to be launched by JAL and Marubeni

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Marubeni have announced they will be establishing a new business jet company in order to meet the expanding demand of the service in Japan. Services will include the arrangement of the charter flight, management of the privately owned aircraft, and provide operational and c...

HondaJet Elite deliveries begin in Japan

Honda Aircraft Company has announced that it has delivered the first HondaJet Elite in Japan. The first customer delivery follows the HondaJet Elite's receipt of type certification from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) on...

HondaJet expands to Japan with new sales partner

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has expanded sales to Japan with the appointment of Marubeni Aerospace as HondaJet Japan. HondaJet Japan will provide sales, service, and maintenance of aircraft in the region. In May 2018, the application for JCAB type certification was submit...

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